Monty S. Edwards Sr.

Monty S. Edwards Sr.

Birth
Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho, USA
Death 30 Jan 2010 (aged 61)
Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA
Burial Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA
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Idaho State Journal, 02/05/10


POCATELLO — Monty S. Edwards Sr., passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2010. He was born December 28, 1948, in Soda Springs, Idaho, the son of Hyrum Kieth and Fernie Elaine (Grimm) Edwards. Monty attended Tyhee Grade School and graduated from Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho.
Monty married Mona L. Fransen in 1967, together they had two children, son, Tracey and daughter, Tonia. They were later divorced. In 1973, Monty married Sharon A. Winland and that union brought two more children, daughter Candace and son, Monty Jr.; that marriage ended in divorce in 1978.
Monty married his current wife, Linda Sue Rees, on August 10, 1995, and they have resided in Pocatello throughout their married life. Monty and Linda enjoyed a family life of children, grand kids, reunions, camping and fishing together. They enjoyed helping the rest of the family. They enjoyed all kinds of crafts and carpenter work. They liked to do yard work alongside both sets of their parents.
Monty was involved in the Boy Scouts of America and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was an avid rodeo champion, an experienced home builder, journeyman electrician, master mechanic and sales, operator at Basic American Foods, he was a member of the Teamsters Union, an avid licensed business man as well as a knowledgeable sales person at local hardware stores. Monty was a senior maintenance technician at a state housing company.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Rees Edwards of Pocatello; son, Monty Stephen (Barbara) Edwards Jr., also of Pocatello; daughters, Tonia LaRee Edwards-Jannsen of Texas, and Candace (Matthew) Michaelson of Pocatello; stepson, Rocky (Heather) Rees of Pocatello ; granddaughters, Makayla Rae Michaelson and Dakota Dawn Rees, both of Pocatello; grandsons, Caden Mathew Michaelson, Colton James Rees and Dillon Vardall Rees, all of Pocatello; mother, Ferne Elaine Grimm-Phillips of Pocatello; stepfather, Merlon B. Phillips; brothers, Danny Kieth (Terry) Edwards of Nampa, Idaho, and Jerry Lamont Edwards of Pocatello; brother and sisterin law, Robert and Lolita Russell of North Las Vegas, Nevada; sisters-in-law, Annie B. Colwell of Twin Falls, Idaho, Carol Colwell and Cheryl McNeil of Pocatello; brother-in law, Kay Baker of Pocatello; brother and sisters-in-law, Bill and Rosanna Holmquest of Pocatello, Paul and Loretta Newbold, Perry and Connie Rees, all of Pocatello, and Peggy Spraker of California. Monty was preceded in death by a son, Tracey Edwards, father, Hyrum Kieth Edwards, sistersin-law, Vicki Marcham and Janette Baker, brothers-in law, Rocky L.N. Colwell and Arthur J. Colwell, father and mother-inlaw, Paul and Rose Rees.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 8, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the LDS Alameda Eighth Ward, 930 E. Alameda, Pocatello, Idaho. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.


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  • Added: 6 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47645762
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Monty S. Edwards Sr. (28 Dec 1948–30 Jan 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47645762, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by nuff (contributor 46998088) .